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Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane

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ISBN-10: 1115213407

ISBN-13: 9781115213400

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tobias George Smollett, Alain René Le Sage

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 404
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Smollett, the only major eighteenth-century English novelist whose work can seriously be called picaresque, came to the writing of novels with a strong sense of Scottish national pride (an alienating element in the London of the 1750s and 1760s), a Tory feeling for a lost order, horrifying experiences as a physician, and a fierce determination to make his way in the literary world. Prolific in a variety of literary forms, he was particularly successful as a popular historian, magazine editor, translator of Cervantes (see Vol. 2), and author of novels about adventurous, unscrupulous, poor young men. His work is marked by vigorous journalistic descriptions of contemporary horrors, such as…